[whatwg] Historic dates in HTML5

Bil Corry bil at corry.biz
Thu Mar 5 06:18:17 PST 2009

Tab Atkins Jr. wrote on 3/5/2009 6:55 AM: 
> For example, someone writing a calendar app can safely assume that
> any and all dates they have to deal with are within the appropriate
> era.

Unless it contains "This Day in History" type content or a family calendar with significant genealogical dates.  But I get that <time> isn't designed for these types of use cases.

- Bil

More information about the whatwg mailing list